You can use SSH to connect to your Raspberry Pi from a Linux computer or Mac (or another Pi) from the Terminal, without installing additional software. You’ll need to know your Pi’s IP address to connect to it. To find this from your Pi’s terminal type hostname -I. Alternatively if you’re running the Pi without … Read moreSSH USING LINUX OR MAC OS
You can take screenshots of your whole screen or just part of it. Screenshots are saved automatically as .png files on your desktop. Take a screenshot of your whole screen Press Command (⌘)-Shift-3. Find the screenshot as a .png file on your desktop. Take a screenshot of part of your screen Press Command-Shift-4. The pointer … Read moreHow to take a screenshot on your Mac
There are lots of Instructables out there on how to get music off of an iPod using the “view options” trick in Windows explorer. like this one! How to get your music back off your Ipod FREE! Unfortunately for those of us using Macs, Finder isn’t so keen on letting you see those pesky hidden … Read moreGetting music off an iPod using Mac OS X!
Pictures of the screen (screenshots) are saved as files on the desktop, but if you prefer to put a screenshot in the Clipboard, hold down the Control key while you press the other keys. You can then paste the picture into a document. Action Shortcut Take a picture of the whole screen Command (⌘)-Shift-3 Take … Read moreOS X Mountain Lion: Shortcuts for taking pictures of the screen
External drives allow you to quickly moves large files between computers. If you want yours to seamlessly work with both Macs and PCs, your external drive needs to use a filesystem that is supported by both platforms. The problem is that by default Windows uses NFTS, and Macs use HFS. Out of the box, Windows … Read moreGuide: How to format an external drive to work seamlessly with Macs and PCs without third party software.
Using an external drive between Mac and Windows computers can be a hassle, since you constantly have to reformat it to fit which computer you’re using it on. Instead of reformatting it all the time, just use the much more platform-independent exFAT and never format it again. Windows’ default NTFS is read-only on OS … Read moreUse the exFAT File System and Never Format Your External Drive Again
When URLs are just not resolving the way you want it, to time to clear or flush the dns nameserver local cache – How to clear the local DNS cache…. OSX 10.10 sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches OSX 10.9 dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder OSX 10.7 – 10.8 sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder OSX 10.5 – 10.6 sudo dscacheutil -flushcache … Read moreClear the local DNS cache in OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Linux and Windows
Q: For a while now I have been trying to figure out how to locate all of the MP3 formatted songs in my iTunes library and convert them to AAC. This becomes increasingly difficult when your iTunes is over 50 GB and the only way I have is to use the search feature in Finder … Read moreFinding MP3 tracks in iTunes
Someone recently asked me how to change their Mac’s computer name because they were annoyed by the extra lengthy default in the ‘Computer Name’ screensaver. Although this individual was concerned about their screensaver, changing your Mac’s name is also important because that is how others will find you on a network, and it’s also what … Read moreChanging your Mac’s Computer Name
From your Mac OS X, go to the top Finder menu > Go > Connect to Server. Then type smb://IP_of_windows_server. Prompt should appear and enter the following: domainusername followed by password That’s it.